Drone strikes kill 10 in Pakistan after Taliban airport attack

June 12, 2014 9:56 AM

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ISLAMABAD/MIRANSHAH (Reuters) - Ten militants were killed in this year's first two drone strikes in Pakistan, officials said on Thursday, six months after the attacks were suspended by Washington to give it space to pursue peace talks with the Taliban.

Just days after a deadly Taliban attack on Karachi airport, two top government officials told Reuters the drone strikes were carried out this week as a coordinated "joint Pakistan-U.S. operation".

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